Registering a Limited Liability Company Name

Choosing a business name is one of the first steps in the process of forming your Nevada Limited Liability Company. The name that you choose:

  • Must contain, as the last words of the name, “Limited-Liability Company,” “Limited Liability Company,” “Limited Company,” or “Limited” or the abbreviations “Ltd.,” “L.L.C.,” “L.C.,” “LLC” or “LC.” The word “Company” may be abbreviated as “Co.”
  • Must be distinguishable from (cannot be the same as or deceptively similar to): from the names of any other Nevada Limited Liability Company and all other artificial persons formed, organized, registered or qualified that are on file in the Office of the Secretary of State and all names that are reserved in the Office of the Secretary of State
  • May be the name of a LLC whose charter has been revoked, which has merged and is not the surviving entity or whose existence has otherwise terminated
  • Must not contain the word “accountant,” “accounting,” “accountancy,” “auditor” or “auditing” unless the Nevada State Board of Accountancy certifies that the limited-liability company:
    • Is registered pursuant to the provisions of chapter 628 of NRS
    • Has filed with the Nevada State Board of Accountancy under penalty of perjury a written statement that the LLC is not engaged in the practice of accounting and is not offering to practice accounting in this state
  • Must not contain the word “bank” or “trust” unless:
    • It appears from the articles or an amendment that the LLC proposes to carry on business as a banking or trust company, exclusively or in connection with its business as a bank, savings and loan association or thrift company; and
    • The articles or certificate of amendment is first approved by the Commissioner of Financial Institutions.
  • Must not contain the words “engineer,” “engineered,” “engineering,” “professional engineer,” “registered engineer” or “licensed engineer” unless:
    • The State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors certifies that the principals of the limited-liability company are licensed to practice engineering pursuant to the laws of this state OR
    • The State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors certifies that the limited-liability company is exempt from any prohibitions

United Agent Services allows you to choose up to 3 names, in order of preference. We will conduct a name check for your Nevada Limited Liability Company before filing to see which names are available.

Registering a Limited Liability Company Name

Once you have chosen an available name, United Agent Services can help you register your name with the state.